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April 18, 2014 | NPR · The agreement calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · President Obama said enrollment under the Affordable Care Act reached 8 million after the deadline was extended by 2 weeks. The figure represents a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition spent a lot of time recently reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. But many say that number is misleading.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · California farmers produce an enormous proportion of American produce, but the state is now experiencing a record-breaking drought that is being felt throughout the state and the U.S.
 
April 20, 2014 | NPR · It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing.
 
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April 20, 2014 | WBUR · Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Rescue the assistance dog helps fetch keys and push buttons, bringing warmth and joy as the couple recovers.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Apr 3, 2014 — The social media site was blocked in the runup to last Sunday's local elections, but the ban was deemed a breach of free expression and ordered reversed.
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Mar 27, 2014 — Angered by leaks to social media, the Turkish government tries to block access to the video-sharing site just days after attempting to shut down Turkish tweets.
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Mar 21, 2014 — After Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan moved to shut down the social media service to quiet opposition, the country's president tweeted his objection to the ban.
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Mar 20, 2014 — Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been in a bitter election battle and launched a verbal assault on social media after recordings surfaced that allegedly tie him to corruption.
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Feb 15, 2014 — One legislator broke his nose and another his finger as Parliament erupted into a fist fight over a measure to increase the government's control in selecting judges.
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Oct 30, 2013 — Istanbul inaugurated the world's first continent-connecting train line this week. It's not the Orient Express, but the subway does make real an idea first proposed in the mid-19th century.
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Oct 29, 2013 — An Egyptian kung fu champion is suspended for supporting ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Also, Japanese financial regulators examined the records of three major banks. And a tunnel now connects the Asian and European parts of Istanbul.
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Oct 23, 2013 — The stories are from a cross section of news organizations around the world. Wednesday's stories range from a border defense agreement between India and China to curtailed mail delivery in New Zealand.
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Sep 7, 2013 — Tokyo has been chosen to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games, the IOC said in an announcement that was streamed live Saturday. Tokyo won 60 votes in the final round, to Istanbul's 36.
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Sep 4, 2013 — Some of Syria's neighbors are already feeling the impact of the civil war there. The war has led to an upsurge in regional violence and has sent refugees flowing across borders.
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